Chemistry Research
I Can't Get Out of My Sweat Pants: An Essay on Depression

I Can't Get Out of My Sweat Pants: An Essay on Depression
I have clinical depression.Despite all social stigmas to the contrary or people accusing me of being "crazy," I'm not ashamed to admit that...
asthma
30 April 2015

Screening for bacteriuria in pregnant women: Benefit unclear

Screening for bacteriuria in pregnant women: Benefit unclear
It remains unclear whether screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnant women causes more benefit or harm. The results of studies from the 1960s are ...
bacteriuria
30 April 2015

Research
Scientists confirm the impact of submicroscopic malarial infections during pregnancy

Scientists confirm the impact of submicroscopic malarial infections during pregnancy
A scientific study conducted in Benin by researchers from IRD and the Centre for study and research on pregnancy associated malaria and infancy ...
malaria
29 April 2015

Kourtney Kardashian Baby Weight Loss Revealed After Giving Birth To Reign Aston Disick, Scott Disick’s Girlfriend Shares Instagram PICTURE

Kourtney Kardashian Baby Weight Loss Revealed After Giving Birth To Reign Aston Disick, Scott Disick’s Girlfriend Shares Instagram PICTURE
After announcing that she is pregnant with her third baby, Kourtney Kardashian finally gave birth to her baby boy and it looks like she is snapping back ...
weight loss
29 April 2015

Obesity in Pregnancy May Up Risk of Child With Type 1 Diabetes

Obesity in Pregnancy May Up Risk of Child With Type 1 Diabetes
But this appears to hold true only if both parents are free of diabetes, according to a study in Sweden; it reinforces the importance of a healthy ...
obesity
29 April 2015

Beijing Olympics 'natural study' links pollution to lower birth weight

Beijing Olympics 'natural study' links pollution to lower birth weight
Exposure to high levels of pollution can have a significant impact on fetal growth and development, researchers conclude. Their study found that women who ...
birth weight
28 April 2015

Women breathing high levels of air pollution during last month of pregnancy more likely to give birth to babies with much lower birth weight

Women breathing high levels of air pollution during last month of pregnancy more likely to give birth to babies with much lower birth weight
Women breathing high levels of air pollution during the last month of pregnancy are more likely than unexposed women to give birth to babies with a ...
birth weight
28 April 2015

Watch: Mom Says She Knew Pregnant Daughter Would Come Out of Coma

 Watch:  Mom Says She Knew Pregnant Daughter Would Come Out of Coma
Sharista Giles was four months pregnant when she was in a car accident that left her in a coma.
coma
25 April 2015

Uganda
1,200 Kids Die From Malaria A Day. Low-Cost Preventative Treatments Could Change That

1,200 Kids Die From Malaria A Day. Low-Cost Preventative Treatments Could Change That
Every day, 1,200 children succumb to malaria, deaths that could easily be ...
malaria
25 April 2015

Nursing
How Living With and Loving Bruce Jenner Changed My Life Forever

How Living With and Loving Bruce Jenner Changed My Life Forever
Editors' note: Though Jenner has come out as "for all intents and purposes a woman,"
cerebral palsy
25 April 2015

Mom Says She Knew Pregnant Daughter Would Wake Up From Coma

Mom Says She Knew Pregnant Daughter Would Wake Up From Coma
Sharista Giles, who was pregnant when she went into a coma, had baby, woke up.
coma
25 April 2015

New york
Blaming Myself

Blaming Myself
My nerves were shot as I headed to the doctor's office. For reasons I couldn't comprehend, I was nervous and worried about seeing Dr. Quinn, my ...
shock
24 April 2015

These Parents Held a Party to Reveal the Gender of Their Baby, But That Wasn’t the Biggest Surprise

These Parents Held a Party to Reveal the Gender of Their Baby, But That Wasn’t the Biggest Surprise
According to the National Infertility Association, 12% of married couples struggle with infertility in America. Unfortunately, Desiree Fortin and her ...
infertility
24 April 2015

Hope for an effective malaria therapy with just one tablet

Hope for an effective malaria therapy with just one tablet
Approximately 584,000 people worldwide die of malaria each year. The epidemic strongly associated with poverty claims most of its victims in Africa, where ...
malaria
24 April 2015

Kate Middleton's extreme morning sickness linked to speech delays in children

Kate Middleton's extreme morning sickness linked to speech delays in children
It is believed the link is due a lack of nutrition in early pregnancy, researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, said.
morning sickness
23 April 2015

In utero exposure to extreme morning sickness may cause developmental deficits in children

In utero exposure to extreme morning sickness may cause developmental deficits in children
Women who experience extreme morning sickness during pregnancy are three times more likely to have children with developmental issues, including attention ...
morning sickness
23 April 2015

Research
New transitional stem cells discovered - may help advance research on pre-eclampsia

New transitional stem cells discovered - may help advance research on pre-eclampsia
Pre-eclampsia is a disease that affects 5 to 8 percent of pregnancies in America.
eclampsia
20 April 2015

Morning sickness report: 1,000 abortions a year in Britain due to extreme form of illness during pregnancy

Morning sickness report: 1,000 abortions a year in Britain due to extreme form of illness during pregnancy
Around 1,000 expectant mothers undergo abortions every year because they suffer from extreme morning sickness, a report has claimed.
morning sickness
20 April 2015

Advocating for access to and awareness of key preventive measures for malaria in pregnancy

Advocating for access to and awareness of key preventive measures for malaria in pregnancy
The Roll Back Malaria - Malaria in Pregnancy Working Group is pleased to announce the finalization of two important concept notes: 1) Roll Back ...
malaria
17 April 2015

Revised guidelines on reducing risk, treatment options for thromboembolic disease in pregnancy

Revised guidelines on reducing risk, treatment options for thromboembolic disease in pregnancy
Advice on preventing and treating venous thromboembolism (VTE) during pregnancy, birth and following delivery is outlined in two new revised ...
venous thromboembolism embolism
16 April 2015

Babies exposed to narcotic pain relievers more likely to experience withdrawal

Babies exposed to narcotic pain relievers more likely to experience withdrawal
Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a drug withdrawal syndrome in infants following birth, has historically been associated with illicit drug use ...
neonatal abstinence syndrome
13 April 2015